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. she spoke about slavery and women's rights before the massachusetts state legislature. the forum was hosted by simmons college and included a panel looking at women in politics. here's a preview. think the word entitlement often has a negative connotation but, really, the goal is for girls and women to operate with a greater sense of entitlement. to say that i am deserving of that opportunity, i am prepared and qualified. all those other nagging insecurities and doubts that often get in the way. was alluding to that earlier but the data says it takes a minimum of seven people to convince a woman to run for office would you venture to guess how many it takes to convince a man? himself. [laughter] it actually is not a joke. [laughter] say that i was recruited to run for office. that is the case for most women. i was not in some corner politically calculated my political ascension area i had been an aide to senator john kerry for 11 years and prior to that and a tube congressman joseph mcginty the second and enjoyed being the person behind the person. there was reward in that. prior
. public health law. 1905.on v. massachusetts, there was a pastor in cambridge who refuse to get vaccinated for smallpox. said it was a religious objection. the supreme court said, too bad. tough luck. the bottom line is there is a point at which every person responsibility issue becomes a public health one. and the question is -- where is the line and what are the legal doctrines that govern the crossing over of that line? i would submit to you that we have surpassed that for this problem. yet we have not enacted any societal interventions that are meaningful to try to fix it. that is what needs to change. >> thank
was for exactly that. public health law. jacobson v. massachusetts, 1905. there was a pastor in cambridge who refuse to get vaccinated for smallpox. said it was a religious objection. the supreme court said, too bad. you live here, you are getting vaccinated. tough luck. the bottom line is there is a point at which every person responsibility issue becomes a public health one. and the question is -- where is the line and what are the legal doctrines that govern the crossing over of that line? i would submit to you that we have surpassed that for this problem. yet we have not enacted any societal interventions that are meaningful to try to fix it. that is what needs to change. >> thank you, dr. lustig. i was wondering if you could speak little bit to other disease in addition to obesity, such as autoimmune disease. >> autoimmune disease is a grab bag. this is being televised, taped. and i am about the science. the science on auto immune disease is very much an open question. so i am a little loathe to tell you how all of this might tie into autoimmune disease, other than to say that people are
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